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Roselle Park High School
185 West Webster Avenue
Roselle Park, NJ 07204

Type Public high school
School district Roselle Park School District
Principal Sarah Costa
Vice principal Frances Kenny (Academics)
John Wagner (Athletics)
Faculty 61.9 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9 - 12
Enrollment 845 (as of 2005-06)[1]
Student:teacher ratio 13.7[1]
Athletics conference Mountain Valley Conference
Information 908-241-4550

Roselle Park High School, established in 1963, is a four-year public high school located in Roselle Park, in Union County, New Jersey, United States, as part of the Roselle Park School District. Starting as of 2007, Roselle Park High School servers grades 9-12.

As of the 2005-06 school year, the school had an enrollment of 845 students and 61.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.7.[1]

The current location is the fourth home for the high school. The high school was originally located at the site of today's Robert Gordon Elementary School. The school moved to a second building, now demolished, on Locust Street. The third incarnation of the high school was located in what is now the current Roselle Park Middle School. In 1993, a new wing was constructed, adding three additional classrooms.

The school was the 145th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 316 schools statewide, in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2008 cover story on the state's Top Public High Schools. The school was ranked 156th in the magazine's September 2006 issue, which surveyed 316 schools across the state.[2]



Core members of the district's administration are:[3]

  • Sarah Costa - Principal
  • Frances Kenny - Vice Principal of Academics
  • John Wagner - Vice Principal of Athletics

Notable alumni


  1. ^ a b c d Roselle Park High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed August 10, 2008.
  2. ^ "Top New Jersey High Schools 2008: By Rank", New Jersey Monthly, September 2008, posted August 7, 2008. Accessed August 19, 2008.
  3. ^ Administration Page, Roselle Park High School. Accessed August 10, 2008.
  4. ^ "Best in the West", Time (magazine), January 13, 1975. Accessed May 19, 2007. "Barry has worked for a long time to become the game's premier forward. He took to the basketball court at age five to play against his older brother Dennis when the Barrys lived in Roselle Park, N.J."
  5. ^ Keith Loneker, database Football. Accessed August 18, 2007.

External links

Coordinates: 40°39′57″N 74°16′19″W / 40.665752°N 74.271808°W / 40.665752; -74.271808



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